USSD code to transfer airtime from Glo to Glo network

Have you got a large amount of airtime in your Glo sim card and searching for the USSD code which you can use to transfer it to your friends for free of charge or sale? If yes, then keep reading this article as I am going to show with you everything about how to transfer airtime on Glo step by step.

This article will explain to you how to use USSD code and other methods which you can use to successfully transfer airtime on Glo line. Are you interested to know all of them today?

It is not a news that Glo is one of the biggest and oldest telecommunication network providers in Nigeria and other African countries. They render their customers a wonderful digital services; high quality bonus data pack and airtime.

Here are the secret codes of Glo Nigeria you have to know.

Secret codes of Glo

Loading Glo recharge card: *126*PIN# | Checking Glo airtime balance: *123# | Transferring Glo airtime: *131*recepient’ number*amount to be transferred*trans. pin# | managing your Glo line: *121# | checking your Glo number: just simply call 1244.

Glo Nigeria provides 11-digit for their customers as a telephone number and also makes their customers to load their Glo SIMS with valid recharge card which must be fifteen (15) digit number.

In today’s post, we will show you the short code that you can use to transfer your airtime between two or more sim cards on Glo network network.

What is Glo transfer code?

*131*recipient’s number*amount*Password#.

Presently, the code to use to transfer airtime from Glo to any other SIM card is *131*recipient’s number*amount*Password#. Here is how to use it. Let’s assume your password is 58723 and you want to transfer N500 to another line that its phone number o8144827598, then you have to just simply dial *131*o8144827598*500*58723#.
If your transaction is correct and them amount you request to transfer is in your line, then Glo will send you a notification via text message once the transfer is completed.

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You parent, family member or friend can transfer you airtime which you can then decide to transfer to other person for battering (exchange with something).

Note: Glo bonus airtime can’t be transferred, hence you have to first check whether the airtime is bonus or not before heading to transfer it.

Now, let’s look at Glo me2u code and other methods of how to transfer airtime on Glo line step by step.

Methods to transfer airtime on Glo network

USSD code and other methods to transfer airtime on Glo line

Below are the methods to transfer airtime on Glo network

  • Dialing a USSD code,
  • Calling Glo customer service,
  • Sending a mail to Glo customer care
  • And more.

Now, let’s start to explain to you how to use any of the methods above to share airtime, credit, card or money on  Glo network to another network very fast.

1. Dialing a USSD code

If you want to transfer airtime from Glo sim card to another Glo sim card, ussd code is the first step to take. Note that if this method is not working properly for you, don’t forget to check and use the other two steps.

This step works very fine with any type of mobile phone you are using. If you can know how to dial a number, that means you can transfer your airtime to any body you want without notifying any body.

For transferring your airtime from Glo to another Glo by using code, follow the steps below:

  • Insert the Glo SIM card in your mobile device
  • Dial *131# and Glo will request you to enter the recipient’s phone number, amount you want to transfer and your transaction pin.
  • Or you my dial this code rather directly: *131*recepient’ number*amount to be transfered*trans. pin#

Please note that the default transaction pin of any Glo SIM card is 00000 and you can not use the default pin to transfer airtime (you must activate it).

You may perform a quick search on this website in order to find the article to know more how to activate the transaction pin of your Glo SIM card.

If you follow the steps we explained above correctly, then the transfer of your airtime from Glo to Glo will be done fastly.

By following the guides and tips above, the airtime balance of the recipient of the transferred airtime will be credited while yours (the donor) will be debited.

2. Calling Glo customer service

Some people like vocal communication to solve their problem. If you want to transfer an airtime to your loved one’s sim card, simply hold your phone and contact Glo customer care service. 

There are some people that cannot share their airtime by using the ussd code as explained in the first step, if you are a category of such people, then don’t worry, simply click here to contact Glo customer care service.

If you have plenty of transferable airtime on your Glo SIM card and want to transfer (share) to other, you can do so by calling Glo customer care representative for assistance.

  • Insert the SIM card which you want to transfer airtime from in your mobile device and
  • Then call 121, the official Glo customer care telephone number.

Wait for some minutes for the call to get received and follow the guides below:

When any Glo customer care receive your call, you will be asked about how he/she can help you, then tell him or her that you want him/her to help you transfer airtime from the sim card you are presently calling with.

After you have said that, you will be requested to call out the number you want to transfer your airtime to.

Here after, he/she (customer care) will transfer your airtime to the recipient’s SIM card which you called to him/her on calling and your airtime balance will be debited while the recipient’s will be credited.

Read this also: UBA USSD code plus how to transfer money or check account balance with it (step by step).

3. Sending a mail to Glo customer care

If you have an abundance of airtime on your Glo SIM card and you want to transfer some of them to a friend for an exchange of one or the other things (batter), you can do so super easily especially when you don’t know the first method (by dialling code) as I have explained above.

However, you can send a short mail to the Glo customer care representative for assistance.

To do that, simply follow the steps below:

You can copy the following and paste it in your email subject “I want to transfer airtime to another Glo number from my Glo airtime balance” in order for your message not to be found on Spam

Then copy and paste the following in your email message (body) “Hello. I am contacting you to help me transfer N200 to 070**2***45 from my Glo SIM card airtime balance and my number is 0805***128*. Please it is urgent!”

Shortly, any active Glo customer care will attend to your message. He/she will let you know whether your request has been received proper action or not.


In conclusion, any type of airtime in a sim card (either bonus or bought) is transferable. However, if you’re unable to transfer, please comment with the error notification you’re having through the comment section and I would be glad to answer you.

If you know that this article is helpful, please share it with your friends on social media handles and feel free to comment with any question you may have to ask via the comment box.

If this article hasn’t fully helped you, then you can visit Glo EasyShare page on their website for more information about this topic. Thank you for choosing Glo. Have a nice day.

Abdulrazaq Yahaya

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This Post Has 10 Comments


    I have been trying to transfer airtime from my Glo sim to another Glo number and it keep telling me.
    Sorry, operation failed. Please contact the call center.
    What could be the problem please?

    1. Abdulrazaq

      Is your sim card new or old? If it’s new, then you have to wait for three good months before you can continue to transfer airtime on Glo network.

  2. Larryprogy

    mouse click the next article

  3. Awodele olamide

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  4. Toyyibat abdul

    I forget my activation code and it prevent me from sending airtime to my friend, please how should i know it.

  5. Alugbe Amin

    I transfered airtime to my friend and i was being debited while my that hasn’t receive it. Please how can i solve it?

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